According to the authorities, this fatal Brooklyn pedestrian accident occurred on Saturday afternoon at approximately 2:25 p.m. An unidentified 60-year-old woman was walking with family members near West 5th Street and Quentin Road in Bensonhurst. Suddenly, an Acura and a Jeep collided in the street next to them, and the Jeep careened onto the sidewalk and into the woman. She was killed as a result of the crash, and one of the passengers in the Jeep was critically injured. Police have not yet identified a cause for the crash.
New York Pedestrian Accident Statistics
First and foremost, we’d like to offer our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of the woman who was killed in this Brooklyn pedestrian accident, and we hope that the passenger who was critically injured is able to overcome the harm she has suffered. In addition, this crash will now become part of the overall statistics regarding New York pedestrian accidents. Every year, more than 15,000 of these crashes occur, leading to nearly as many injuries and to more than 300 fatalities.
New York Accident Lawyers
If or when fault is identified with regards to this Brooklyn pedestrian accident, it will likely lead to the filing of a New York wrongful death lawsuit against the driver or drivers who were at fault for the initial crash. If such a lawsuit is filed and it’s successful, it could lead to an award of damages that compensates the family for their losses.
If you have lost someone you love in a crash, you need to seek the help of New York accident lawyers who have been fighting for the rights of families for more than 40 years. Contact The Fitzgerald Law Firm today to schedule a free initial consultation.